State Of The Union 2019 Address

February 5, 2019 Below is President Trump’s 2019 State of the Union address as prepared.  The delivered remarks may differ.  WASHINGTON D.C. “Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and my fellow Americans.  We meet tonight at a moment of unlimited potential. As we begin a new Congress, I stand here ready to work with you to achieve historic breakthroughs for all Americans. Millions of our fellow citizens are watching us now, gathered in this great chamber, hoping that we will govern not as TWO PARTIES but as ONE NATION. The agenda […]

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R. Lowell Thompson to be Honored for Service to Navarro County

By Deanna Kirk — Corsicana Daily Sun November 26, 2018 The first to speak in the public comments portion of a special Navarro County Commissioner’s meeting Monday was Robert Koehl with the Navarro County District Attorney’s office. “We (in the District Attorney’s office) would like to request the Commissioners name the Grand Jury room on the third floor after R. Lowell Thompson,” Koehl said. Navarro County Judge H. M. Davenport Jr. stated he would contact the Texas Historical Commission to see what the procedures would be to name the Grand Jury room in honor of the late Navarro County District […]

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Dan Teed Addresses Voter Concerns in Mid-term Election

By Deanna Kirk — Corsicana Daily Sun November 17, 2018 While early voting in the November 6 mid-term election in Navarro County went smooth as silk, on the actual day of the Election, it was anything but. Daniel Teed, Navarro County Elections Administrator, has had a week to ponder the events of that day, and hopes to offer explanations about what went awry that day.  “I have come to respect a lot of people in this process,” Teed said.  “Though it’s been a difficult year for elections in Navarro County, the Judge and Commissioners, Roger (Francia), ES&S, Danda (Parker), the […]

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Bronze for Brent Project Closer to Completion

By Deanna Kirk — Corsicana Daily Sun November 16, 2018 A project started in July 2017 to memorialize a Corsicana Hometown Hero has reached the end of its fundraising phrase. The Brent Thompson Memorial Bronze committee, headed by Joshua Tackett, Navarro County District Clerk and Sharla Allen, City of Corsicana Parks and Recreation Director, began fundraising efforts immediately. “The first donation to the Officer Brent Thompson bronze project was received in May of 2017, and just 18 short months later, the planned goal of $65,000 is met,” Allen said.  “The Committee is thrilled that this life-sized shadow of Brent, along […]

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Polling Place Problems Being Resolved

Deanna Kirk — Corsicana Daily Sun November 6, 2018 Election Day for midterm 2018 elections has not been problem-free, despite the smooth sailing that was the Early Voting, which had a great turn-out. Voting machines in Dawson and Pursley polling places were malfunctioning in the morning, but Dawson’s machines were back up around noon, and repairs were being made to the Pursley machines. Dan Teed, Navarro County Elections Administrator, said problems have been with the “check-in tablets,” and he plans to have a meeting soon for the public to communicate their concerns. “Right now, we’re a bit swamped, so I […]

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Texas Secretary of State Pablos Refers Pre-Filled Voter Registration Applications to AG Paxton

By Sam Pohl — Republican Party Of Texas Communications Director October 22, 2018 AUSTIN, TX — On Monday, Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos referred a complaint regarding pre-filled voter registration applications sent to Texas residents who are ineligible to vote to the Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton for investigation.  Chairman James Dickey commented: “Secretary Pablos has done a good job of taking this complaint seriously and ensuring we protect ballot integrity.  If the complaint against the Texas Democratic Party is true, then they are encouraging foreign influence into our election process, and demonstrating that they will stop at nothing […]

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Texas Democrat Party Attempts to Register Non-Citizens to Vote

By Sam Pohl — Republican Party Of Texas Communications Director  October 19, 2018 AUSTIN, TX — News broke regarding Public Interest Legal Foundation filing a complaint against the Texas Democratic Party who sent voter registration forms to non-citizens with the citizenship box already checked.  Chairman James Dickey commented: “Our right to vote is the cornerstone of our democracy and, if this is true, them the Democrats are encouraging foreign influence into our election process.  This is deplorable and I fully expect the Texas Democratic Party to answer for these claims.  If they are truly doing this, then they are undermining […]

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Texas Prepares to Cast Final Straight-Ticket Ballots

By John Austin — Corsicana Daily Sun October 9, 2018 The one near-certainty about the November midterm is that, thanks to state lawmakers, it’s the final time Texas voters will cast straight-ticket ballots. Voters here like one-punch voting: a whopping 63 percent of Texas’ 2016 General Election votes were straight-ticket ballots, according to the non-partisan Texas Election Source (TES).  Those five million-plus straight-party votes marked a 13 percent jump from the 2012 record, and in 2018, Texas led the nation in straight-ticket voting, according to the TES. But as for the future, the questions concern who’s helped and who gets […]

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Republican Party of Navarro County — A Voice For All Republicans

By Eric R. Meyers — Republican Party of Navarro County Chair September 22, 2018 As we approach a crucial election on November 6, I want to take a moment to remind everyone how important each and every vote will be.  We are facing challenges from the left that must be met head on.  With a barrage of attacks through the mainstream media, Republicans have been forced to be on defense for many baseless claims.  From national races to local races, the public has been polarized by numerous claims from the left leading some to question their positions regarding the vote […]

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U.S. Senator Ted Cruz Urges Voter Turnout

By Mark Archibald — Corsicana Daily Sun August 29, 2018 The question of who will hold majority control in the United States Senate is one of the most closely watched aspects of the November midterm elections.  Voter turnout is the key in deciding who will represent Texas.  Incumbent Senator Republican Ted Cruz and his challenger, El Paso Democrat Beto O’Rourke, both recently had campaign events in Corsicana. Cruz met with a room full of supporters during a campaign stop at the Across The Street Diner Monday August 27.  He touted Republican successes over the last two years in his remarks. […]

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